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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Vandeae
Subtribus: Angraecinae
Genus: Ancistrorhynchus
Overview of species (17)

A. akeassiae – A. brevifolius – A. capitatus – A. cephalotes – A. clandestinus – A. crystalensis – A. laxiflorus – A. metteniae – A. ovatus – A. parviflorus – A. paysanii – A. recurvus – A. refractus – A. schumannii – A. serratus – A. straussii – A. tenuicaulis
Name

Ancistrorhynchus Finet, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 54(9): 44 (1907)

Type species: Ancistrorhynchus brevifolius Finet, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 54(9): 45 (1907)

Synonymy

Heterotypic
Cephalangraecum Schltr., Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 36(2): 135 (1918)
Phormangis Schltr., Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 36(2): 103 (1918)

Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Africa
West Tropical Africa
Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierre Leone, Togo.
West-Central Tropical Africa
Central African Republic, Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Islands, Rwanda, Zaïre.
Northeast Tropical Africa
Ethiopia.
East Tropical Africa
Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.
South Tropical Africa
Malawi.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
References
Primary references

Finet, A.E. 1907. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 9: 44.
Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.W. & Rasmussen, F.N. (eds.) 2014. Genera Orchidacearum Volume 6: Epidendroideae (Part three); page 353 ff., Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19964-651-7

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Ancistrorhynchus in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 March 19. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Ancistrorhynchus in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 March 19. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Ancistrorhynchus. Published online. Accessed: 19 March 2019.
The Plant List 2013. Ancistrorhynchus in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2019 March 19.
Tropicos.org 2019. Ancistrorhynchus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 19 March 2019.

Vernacular names

перем коми: Анцистроринхус
коми: Анцистроринхус
мокшень: Анцистроринхус
олык марий: Анцистроринхус
кырык мары: Анцистроринхус

Ancistrorhynchus is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family Orchidaceae. It contains 16 species native to tropical Africa.[1]
Species

Ancistrorhynchus akeassiae Pérez-Vera - Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Liberia
Ancistrorhynchus brevifolius Finet - Congo-Brazzaville
Ancistrorhynchus capitatus (Lindl.) Summerh. - Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea Islands, Uganda, Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo-Kinshasa)
Ancistrorhynchus cephalotes (Rchb.f.) Summerh. - Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo
Ancistrorhynchus clandestinus (Lindl.) Schltr. - Ivory Coast, Ghana, Rwanda, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Central African Republic, Gabon, Cameroon, Uganda, Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo-Kinshasa)
Ancistrorhynchus crystalensis P.J.Cribb & Laan - Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea Islands
Ancistrorhynchus laxiflorus Mansf. - Tanzania
Ancistrorhynchus metteniae (Kraenzl.) Summerh. - Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Central African Republic, Gabon, Cameroon, Uganda, Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo-Kinshasa), Tanzania, Ethiopia, Gulf of Guinea Islands,
Ancistrorhynchus ovatus Summerh. - Central African Republic, Gabon, Cameroon, Uganda, Congo-Brazzaville, Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo-Kinshasa)
Ancistrorhynchus parviflorus Summerh. - Tanzania
Ancistrorhynchus paysanii Senghas - Kenya
Ancistrorhynchus recurvus Finet - Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Togo, Cameroon, Uganda, Congo-Brazzaville, Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo-Kinshasa), Gulf of Guinea Islands
Ancistrorhynchus schumannii (Kraenzl.) Summerh. - Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo-Kinshasa)
Ancistrorhynchus serratus Summerh - Bioko, Nigeria, Cameroon, Congo-Brazzaville
Ancistrorhynchus straussii (Schltr.) Schltr. - Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo-Kinshasa)
Ancistrorhynchus tenuicaulis Summerh. - Cameroon, Gabon, Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo-Kinshasa), Equatorial Guinea, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Malawi

See also

List of Orchidaceae genera

References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families

Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (1999). Genera Orchidacearum 1. Oxford Univ. Press.
Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (2001). Genera Orchidacearum 2. Oxford Univ. Press.
Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.A. & Rasmussen, F. eds. (2003). Genera Orchidacearum 3. Oxford Univ. Press
Berg Pana, H. 2005. Handbuch der Orchideen-Namen. Dictionary of Orchid Names. Dizionario dei nomi delle orchidee. Ulmer, Stuttgart

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